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Tips for getting and staying motivated over the long-term, motivational pics and quotes, and more!

Sticky Thread Sticky: Most Motivational Quotes

"It is not the critic who counts, not the one who points out how the strong man stumbled or how the doer of deeds might have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred with sweat and dust and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes...

BuryWhite‎, 05-20-2009 03:03 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Daily Motivator's

I used to post the Daily Motivator in my journal,and had a lot of positive feedback on them. So i have decided to continue that, in a thread all its own. I hope they help encourage the people that take the time to read them. I know, personally, that i have read several of them and they pertained...

TheLBM‎, 03-19-2009 07:35 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Most Motivational Wallpapers

Hi. I thought I'd start a thread with wallpapers that I made. I got inspiration from Strength_77's post in his motivation thread, so I used his writing to make a wallpaper with. Pics are hard to find on the net, so if anyone has any good, hi-res pics, and would like me to Photoshop them into...

RekaW‎, 05-20-2009 02:50 PM
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Cool Sticky Thread Sticky: Most Motivational "Music" to get you going and keep you going!

Question: What songs do you listen to when you work out? Whats your playlist that keeps you motivated and the blood flowing? pre-workout? running? lifting?

Mr.Superman‎, 05-21-2009 10:38 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: ***Official PR Smashing Thread!***

Welcome to the official pr smashing thread! You hit that 4 plate deadlift? Ran a 5 minute mile? Did a full pullup without assistance? Then let all us fitness enthusiasts know!! Personally i love seeing people smash their personal records, it motivates me and shows progress in the gym ...

TheProgressiveOne‎, 02-04-2011 05:19 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Most Motivational Threads or Posts

I thought I would add a thread where people can link to motivational threads they love around the other area's of the boards.... So - to start: Everyday Inspiration ^ A bunch of video's to put you back on the ground when you are feeling down and sorry for yourself. ;)

Emma-Leigh‎, 05-18-2009 04:00 PM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 08:12 AM
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Lightbulb Working out is like work for me

My brother is the one who got me into working out,while I started with jogging with my dad.Now it’s been many years of continuous working out and I had learnt a lot,body weight mostly and the past one year I was lifting dumbbells and barbell I the gym.I know I didn’t learn ALL the move but I have...

Mobc1990‎, 05-20-2020 02:40 AM
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Lightbulb Ready to make a change. Holding myself accountable.

I've been scared to even start making a change for so long. I'm finally sure I'm ready to do this for real. I'm overweight. Mostly sedentary, I don't really ever 'work out', mostly just exercise randomly 2-5 times a month realistically. Time for me to cut the bull****. I'm 28, 5' 10", ...

BananaShakes‎, 05-29-2020 06:17 PM
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Song suggestions?

I listen to rap, mainly new and some old. and lots of rock. I like songs that make you wanna run through a wall. I like all types as long as it gets you going. Some of my favorites for example are just a dream by nelly, how you remind me by nickel back,somewhere I belong by linkin park. Some rap I...

recorb‎, 06-18-2019 10:28 PM
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need some new workout music. what do you guys listen to on pandora?

looking for some good pump up music for some heavy lifting.

KCMann‎, 01-26-2019 07:24 AM
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I feel like im gettting weaker with stronglifts 5x5

I have reached a point where i cant lift more than my max now. I havent been able to progress in squats or bench for past month. For example, one day i can come in and lift 45x plates and next week i can barely lift 35lb without pushing myself. I been constantly having to deload 5-10lbs every other...

Lannister123‎, 12-11-2019 02:31 PM
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Question Who motivated you to get into lifting?

What motivated you to get into lifting? For me, it was probably my gym teacher in HS, but beyond that, there's been tons of other influences on me. Who got you to get into lifting?

RoastedZombies‎, 09-24-2019 03:01 AM
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So if you stop lifting all the workout you did is for nothing?

After stopping lifting you lose the strength and muscles you gained right?

CrestfallenGuy‎, 02-12-2019 04:57 AM
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Workout music?

I have been trying to put together a playlist of workout music that motivates me and gets me pumped. I know everyone is different. My playlist currently consists of: -Three Days Grace - "The Good Life", "Break", "Animal I Have Become", "Riot", "Time of Dying" -Linkin Park - "One Step Closer",...

Ksmcdon‎, 09-14-2010 12:45 PM
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I think i will always be obese

I have a serious food addiction. it's gotten so bad i am actually thinking of picking up smoking, because i am thinking about food all the time even on a moderate caloric intake of 1500 kcal/day. At my highest i was 350 pounds and i managed to drop to 190 pounds through exercise and cutting...

averagejoe1985‎, 05-28-2020 06:06 AM
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RobertFrank615 100% ANDROGENIC motivation from youtube.

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NuubLifter2000‎, 05-27-2020 03:42 AM
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Chest triceps and legs workout

Check this out youtube: Chest And Triceps And Legs Workout / 17 Years old i have a body tranformation video check this out too

Yarin50010‎, 05-22-2020 08:18 AM
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Kai "Predator" Greene motivation speech after winning Arnold 2016.

ignore the intro and first 10 secs listen to the 2016 Victory speech, comes after 15 secs E-vUUODuOYk

NuubLifter2000‎, 05-21-2020 03:36 AM
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Deltoid atrophy (body asymmetry)

Hello, my name is JP, this is my first post here and actually in any forum. I will be 40 years old this month and I’ve decide to share my story with the objective to get any feedback, tips that can help me overcome this once and for all. I’ll try to be very concise. I had a car accident when I...

AxilarDamage‎, 05-17-2020 11:51 AM
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3 douchebags occupy all the weights: This is what you do!

Motivation & Comedy at the same time ;) 3 douchebags occupy all the weights: This is what you do! KPMRYtba0js

NuubLifter2000‎, 05-16-2020 10:19 PM
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Cut down my gaming to stay motivated to work out

I have cut back on my gaming as i believe it can turn me into a total couch potatoe. I still play them once in a while but i hardly do it as much. Thoughts anyone? I dont think you achieve much sitting all day gaming out, it is fun to do but i do not want to be addicted to gaming and i achieve more...

FSTRNG‎, 03-09-2016 09:06 AM
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Motivational songs

i know everyone has their own secret hype songs This is mine youtube.com/watch?v=hgQMDNSNSZQ whats yours

ellekene01‎, 06-29-2019 09:35 AM
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How long does it take to go from Skinny to Muscular

I want to invest 3 hard years in bodybuilding minimum, i was wondering how long it would take to go from skinny such as myself to muscular like Ryan Reynolds, my stats are 17% BF and 176 pounds, also i understand that genetics plays a huge role but i want to set realistic goals

yungsolider‎, 02-15-2013 03:01 AM
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Question Why do you lift?

Seriously, what got you started and what originally motivated you to start left weights? Do you ever look around the gym at the other brahs lifting and wonder if anyone has a similar story? When I was a freshman in high school I was tall and skinny as hell. I took the weight training elective,...

YoSiBuff‎, 06-30-2019 11:55 PM
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Need motivation! Help

Hi all, I’m making a post here because I want to get back on the horse and start being healthy again. I’ve been on a few weight loss journeys; but lately I’m at the heaviest I’ve been ever and I’d like to change that. I’m used to be overweight now so it doesn’t bother me as much, but now I’m at the...

Rebuilt3‎, 10-07-2019 03:30 PM
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Smile Speedy Workout Songs

Let's share. My top three speedy workout songs B-) Karate - R3HAB & KSHMR Tsunami - DVBBS & Borgeous Traffic - Dj Tiesto

kraken1978‎, 01-27-2019 05:08 AM
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Putting in weight?

New to the game! I need of some info. I have seemed to put on weight since weight training. I started at 93kg in Nov now I'm 97kg. I'm not to sure of my body fat % back then but I am not at 23% height of 5,11 or 180cm. Need of some help to get this body fat down with weight. Thanks in...

sinerdo‎, 02-23-2020 06:25 AM
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Post How do you motivate/inspire yourself?

I oftentimes need blood pumping or thought provoking motivation at the beginning of the day to get me started. I How do you make sure to stay in a growth mindset during the day? Do you have any special tricks or tips that you are willing to share?

Borulo‎, 02-11-2020 11:25 AM
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17 inspiring strength quotes which make you stronger

Strength is the ability to do things that need a lot of physical or mental effort. It makes us stronger in both mentally and physically. Here are the 17 inspiring strength quotes which make you stronger. "That which does not kill us makes us stronger." - Friedrich Nietzsche “Being deeply...

manas794‎, 01-26-2020 12:50 PM
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Staying Motivated When Exhausted From Full Time Job

Hello, I'm pretty new to this forum. I've lurked for a while but just recently created an account. I've been trying to get more into health and fitness since I know that I need a lifestyle change. I work at an office for 8 hrs every day and I think it's starting to have its toll on me. You would...

BarneyBunch‎, 06-28-2018 01:38 PM
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